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The Woman Who Wanted to Eat a Child

The Woman Who Wanted to Eat a Child

Double page spreads for a picture book brief set by the illustration course at the University of Lincoln. Based on The Woman Who Wanted To Eat a Child, a short story in which a mysterious woman travels the land in order to find the perfect child to eat. I decided she should gradually become monster-like as she does so. Created with a mixture of collage, watercolour, and digital techniques.

There was once a woman so evil she wanted to eat a child
But she wasn't easily pleased
But then she spied upon the sweetest child on earth